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FRANCIS DONALD B
101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION
(continued) your Purple Heart in a cherished place. My father, John< spoke of your often and missed you terribly. Our thanks to you and all those like you that gave the ultimate sacrifice so that we could live in a free country.
Honored by Richard Francis
[Posted: 2017-01-10 15:46:34]
FRANCIS DONALD B
101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION
Uncle Don - You are remembered by your extended family, who might not be where we are today with the sacrifices you and thousands of your comrades made to remove the stain of fascism from the world. I hang your picture proudly in my office along with the flag that was used in your burial. We have
Honored by Richard Francis
[Posted: 2017-01-10 15:43:16]
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Sub-Lieutenant George "Jimmy" Green, 551 Flotilla, has died.
We have just learned that Jimmy Green has died. Sub-Lieutenant George Green carried the men of the A company, 116th Regiment, 29th Division onto Dog Green, Omaha Beach on landing craft in the very first minutes of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-14 09:33:04]
Virginia Beach - Cary Lee Jarvis, 94, of Virginia Beach, died April 28, 2016
He was a staff sergeant when he landed D-Day, first wave, on Omaha beach, a member of the C-Battery of the 111th Artillery Battalion, 29th Division.  Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-03 19:10:18]
WWII D-Day veteran, awarded France's Legion of Honor
It’s June 6, 1944, Joseph Petrucci is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with 30-some fellow comrades in a landing craft hurtling through the English Channel toward Omaha Beach. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-04-29 07:24:18]
D-Day veteran Verdun Hayes celebrates 100th birthday
D-Day veteran Verdun Hayes made the jump at Dunkeswell Airfield near Honiton, Devon, to raise money for the North Devon Hospice. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-04-28 06:29:32]
William D'Huyvetters recalls hitting Omaha Beach on D-Day
Uncle Sam said he needed me. I was drafted into the Army and had basic training at Camp Croft, S.C., along with Henry Kissinger, the future secretary of state for Nixon. We called him Henny. He was a heck of a nice guy, a smart cookie. He wasn't in my company, but sure, I talked to him. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-03-19 04:17:23]
Pasquale Rocco's documentary
WWII Pasquale Rocco, Sergeant in the 29th Infantry Dividion Read more...
[Posted: 2016-01-15 11:23:49]
THANK YOU FOR MY FREEDOM
From the first shots of the Revolutionary War to the men and women serving our country today, this nation owes an immeasurable debt of gratitude to our veterans. Even so, the simple act of reaching out to all veterans today to say "thank you" speaks volumes. Join The National WWII Museum in New Orleans this Veterans Day as we raise our voices together to say "Thank you for my freedom." Read more...
[Posted: 2015-11-08 16:02:54]
R.I.P. Marion C. GRAY, Medic, 116th Regiment, 29th Division
Marion Charles Gray, 96, 1st wave on Omaha Beach (medic, 116th Regiment, 29th Division) passed away July 28, 2015 Read more...
[Posted: 2015-07-31 07:21:02]
R.I.P. Earl L. KELLY, 502nd PIR, 101st Airborne Division
Earl R. KELLY was with the I Company of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Read more...
[Posted: 2015-04-11 13:35:00]
R.I.P. Vincent E. BAKER, 58th FA Bn
Vincent E. BAKER landed on Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944. Read more...
[Posted: 2015-03-19 15:35:26]
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